Talk:Vertex Specification

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"Vertex Buffer Object" seems to describe a legacy thing. The term is confusing as it looks like an ogl construct like 'VAO', but isn't. There is nothing special about a 'VBO' as far as I can tell and it is really just a plain old Buffer Object in every way. It is also not useful in the discussion on the page. It doesn't deserve a section heading, as far as I can tell, unless it is just to point out what VBO means when people google it.

It needs a section heading because, despite the fact that they're just buffer objects, that is the common term for the use of a buffer object for vertex data. After all, the function is called glBindVertexBuffer, not glBindBufferForVertexData. I don't much care for the term, and this page doesn't use it much. But to pretend that it doesn't exist would be folly. Alfonse (talk) 17:43, 21 July 2017 (UTC)